Mighty Dinosaur pre-cut Chevron Crib Quilt Kit. Chevron shapes all pre-cut so you get sewing this baby quilt faster!

Mighty Dinosaur pre-cut Chevron Crib Quilt Kit. Chevron shapes all pre-cut so you get sewing this baby quilt faster!

CA$79.55+

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Item details

Handmade

Materials

cotton, precut chevrons, Lewis and Irene dino in water, Lewis and Irene dino rock layers, Lewis and Irene Kimmeridge Bay

Make this Mighty Dinosaur crib quilt kit featuring the chevron pattern. This kit even allows you to choose your layout! There are enough patchwork pieces provided to create one of three different layout options – Classic Chevron; Arrow Design or the Herringbone Design. See the pictures for the different versions.

The kit uses 5 different 100% cotton quilt shop quality fabrics from both Lewis & Irene and Dear Stella. All patchwork pieces are pre-cut using a precision die cutting system. In fact, the pre-cut dog-eared corners on the Chevron and Half Square Triangles shape makes it very easy to align the pieces and create accurate, straight rows!

You can buy just the quilt top kit OR choose 1.5 yards of coordinating cotton backing fabric included in this listing for $18/1.5 yard ($12/yard) Canadian. See the pictures to see what the backing option looks like.

Required to complete your quilt: Crib size quilt batting (and 1.5 yards backing if you don't select backing with your order)

Kit includes general assembly instructions and enough pre cut chevrons & half square triangles to make the quilt top; we even put in a few extra pieces!! The binding strips are also pre cut ready for you to sew.

Finished size: approximately 36” X 46”

This QuiltieSisters kit, allows quilters to spend less time on design, creating templates, and cutting and more time on putting a fun project together. All kits are precision cut using professional die cutting machines as our goal is to make it easier for you to make your own handmade creation that will be cherished for years to come.

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First, make sure you use the thread that your machine likes the best! Checking the thread tension on your machine to make sure the tension is right (you don’t see the top thread in the bottom or vice versa) is key.

We use both cotton and cotton/polyester blend threads when we sew our quilts and find that a 50wt thread is usually better. The better quality modern polyester threads are much better than they used to be (we stay away from the cheaper polyester threads as they tend to fray). Cotton thread can tend to dry out and get brittle with age or heat (dryer), so knowing how the quilt will be used can help with thread selection.
It depends on what type of delivery service you select. According to Canada Post guidelines, here are two of the more popular delivery services that our customers have selected:

According to Canada Post guidelines, the standard delivery time for:

"Small package air" is 5-8 business days

"Tracked small package air" is 4-7 business days
The fabric in our kits is NOT pre-washed. As cotton shrinks less than 1%, we follow the practice of NOT pre-washing fabric.

When selecting backing and batting, you will want to match or reduce shrinkage:
*Cotton/Minky/Fireside) Backing, have 1% shrinkage so same as quilt top;
*Flannel backing, shrinks 3-5% so you will need to pre-wash the flannel backing to reduce shrinkage;
*100% cotton batting it will shrink 3-5% and can cause puckering. (Some people like this old-fashioned look)
80/20 (cotton/polyester blend) batting shrinks about 1% so about same as cotton top.

Once sewn, quilted and bound, your quilt can be machine washed in cold water on gentle, line dry or or lay flat to dry or tumble dry on low.
Fireside is a 150cm (60”) wide 100% polyester fabric with a soft, velvety hand that we offer as a backing choice for many of our kits.

It’s less slippery than Minkee, so some quilters find it easier to work with and provides that cuddly, soft quilt back.
Generally speaking, we like to use Hobbs 80/20 batting in our quilts as it has a 1% shrink factor, is great for washing and has a cozy soft feel.
NO, you would NOT pre-wash the cut pieces in the kit as they would fray and make sewing impossible. The current approach in quilting is NOT to pre-wash fabrics, unless they shrink more than 1%. As cotton does not shrink more than 1%, you do Not need to pre-wash cotton fabric. However, if you are using flannel for your backing you should pre-wash as it can shrink between 3-5%.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars (56)
  • Toni 27 Aug, 2019
    5 out of 5 stars
    I love this quilt top. The fabric is beautiful, precisely cut, and the quilt came together really quickly.

    I did not care for the backing fabric as I was looking for the same type of cotton as the top, so I ended up buying something else. I hope to finish it soon.

    I was very happy with the communication and shipping. I would definitely buy from QuiltieSisterS again.
    Toni reviewed Logan's Irish Chain Quilt Kit with Fireside Backing
  • Jacky Lengenfelder 12 Jul, 2019
    5 out of 5 stars
    Loving making this quilt!! So pretty and light and fun to piece!
    Jacky Lengenfelder reviewed Pre Cut Emily's Irish Chain Baby Quilt Kit from QuiltieSisterS (Size 31 x 43")
  • Kathleen Engen 13 Jan, 2020
    4 out of 5 stars
    This is my second attempt to quilt anything. I was in a quilting class ready to sew my pieces together when I received a phonecall that my Mother had just passed away unexpectedly. I never had the courage to go back to that hobby until I lost my only brother this fall. My thoughts were that this hesitation was ridiculous and my Mom loved cardinals and so we shall see. A good winter project. Have to get the sewing machine oiled up and I should be on my way. It's time for some enjoyment. Life's too short! I did think it was a little costly based on the price of pre-cut kits available in the nicer fabric stores locally, but I got exactly what I wanted and it came from Canada. So, a lesson learned but overall still pleased with the merchandise! Thank you!
    This is my second attempt to quilt anything. I was in a quilting class ready to sew my pieces together when I received a phonecall that my Mother had just passed away unexpectedly. I never had the courage to go back to that hobby until I lost my only brother this fall. My thoughts were that this hesitation was ridiculous and my Mom loved cardinals and so we shall see. A good winter project. Have to get the sewing machine oiled up and I should be on my way. It's time for some enjoyment. Life's too short! I did think it was a little costly based on the price of pre-cut kits...
    Kathleen Engen reviewed Cardinal and Poinsettia Table Runner Quilt Kit From QuiltieSisterS
  • Sheila Noonan 13 Jan, 2020
    5 out of 5 stars